Kidney Stone Treatment

World Class Kidney Stone Treatment

When it comes to state of art kidney stone treatment, you get the best options and expertise with Dr. Raman. North India’s first Hyperphotonics laser makes scarless laser treatment safe and effective. In this page you will get a basic idea of what various surgeries are, when you need them and which one you should choose.

Can your stone be treated with just medicines ?

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The first thing to understand is wether your stone can be managed with just medicines. Usually kidney stones less than 8 mm can be managed with medicines. Occasionally smaller stones that are stuck in the pipe of the kidney called the ureter also require removal but usually most ureteric stone less than 5mm can be managed with medicines.

Stones in the  lower half of the pipe of the kidney are removed by a surgery called uretero-reno-scopy (URS) while stones in the kidney are managed with either lithotripsy (ESWL) or laser surgery such as RIRS or PCNL. Lets understand them in greater details.

ESWL

Lithotripsy uses sound waves to break stones without surgery. There is no needle, no scars and no need for anesthesia. 

ESWL requires 2 to 3 sittings to break stones and stones pass out naturally through the kidney pipe called the ureter.

It is the easiest and safest procedure for kidney stones and also the least expensive

mini PCNL

Mini PCNL uses a 4 to 6mm hole to remove kidney stones in one sitting.

The effectiveness of this surgery to remove kidney stones is nearly 100%

PCNL procedure called percutaneous nephro-lithotripsy is the gold standard for stone management in the kidney

RIRS

Scarless kidney stone treatment using laser is possible through retrograde Intra-renal Surgery.

The procedure requires placement of a stent and also requires administration of anesthesia.

RIRS uses the latest technology and is the most modern surgery for kidney stones. Of course it comes at a cost.

Discuss your options with Dr. Raman

Every stone is different and the treatment needs to be customized based on patients preferences, urgency and severity of symptoms and economics. You can discuss your concerns with Dr. Raman Tanwar who has experience in successfully treating over 15000 patients with stone disease.

You can also read about each treatment individually in the sections down below. More details about each surgical modality are available on the links mentioned in the sections.

Get your stone treatment with us !

Whatsapp your reports at +918383812737.
Once we receive your reports our front office will contact you with the solutions. You may also receive treatment related advice and diet charts on Whatsapp.

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